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Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without bread sauce and brussels sprouts. Our definitive collection of classic Christmas sauce and side dish recipes will help you prepare the ultimate Christmas dinner menu.
Bread sauce recipes
This classic bread sauce is the perfect accompaniment to turkey or chicken.
Simple, creamy and a must with turkey, this bread sauce recipe will complete your roast dinner.
Give your Christmas meal a lift with this luxury bread sauce.
Cranberry sauce recipes
A turkey roast isn't complete with cranberry sauce, and home-made is infinitely better. For ease, this recipe can be prepared ahead and frozen.
The aromatic rosemary leaves and ruby port give layers of flavour to this traditional accompaniment to a Christmas feast.
Add some orange and thyme to this recipe to give your cranberry sauce an extra something special for Christmas dinner.
Brussels sprout recipes
The days of soggy sprouts are now far behind us. Banish them from your memory for ever with this simple recipe.
Don't let your brussels be boring this Christmas - try this variation on an Italian recipe.
Make mash more interesting with this creamy parsnip and brussels sprout recipe.
These fantastic vegetables are combined to make a tasty roasted favourite.
These sweet glazed vegetables are a notable accompaniment to a Christmas lunch. Even better, they can be frozen in advance.
A sticky, sweet and sour roast vegetable dish with the added taste and crunch of hazelnuts.
Red cabbage recipes
Red cabbage is a classic winter vegetable and here it is transformed into a delicious spicy side dish.
This stir-fried red cabbage recipe has the added benefit of succulent pears and fragrant juniper.
A delicious side dish to accompany your roast.
These sausages are best served at Christmas lunch with the stuffing-filled roasted red onions. Can be frozen.
This side dish will go perfectly with a roast chicken.
Use the leftover sausagement stuffing from Christmas Day for these moreish sausage balls.
This herby, meaty, nutty stuffing is about as divine as stuffing gets.
Cook the perfect turkey on Christmas day and throughout the year with this foolproof recipe.
This gravy goes beautifully with lamb and beef and makes a pleasant change from traditional gravy.
A gorgeous chicken-infused light gravy that’s perfectly suited to poultry.
This easy recipe for turkey gravy shows you how to make a proper top-notch gravy.
This is a stunning accompaniment to roast turkey, and a good alternative to bread sauce for Christmas Day.
Beef without horseradish sauce is like a car without wheels. Make your own for a roast that's really special.
Cumberland sauce with cranberries is a tasty companion for any meat, cold or hot.
You can't have glazed ham without Cumberland sauce, so here's our definitive recipe.
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